Where Sun Meets Water: Floating Solar Market Report

Published on http://www.worldbank.org on October 30, 2018

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Floating solar technologies are paving the way to significantly scale up the use of DCIM100MEDIADJI_0037.JPGsolar energy around the world, especially in countries with high population density and where land is a constraint
  • This first-of-its-kind market report estimates the global potential of floating solar, even under conservative assumptions, to be 400 gigawatts (GW). That is roughly the total capacity of all solar photovoltaic installations worldwide at the end of 2017

 

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eC2: Master Agreement: ESMAP Open Data and Analytics

Deadline: 17-Oct-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

ESMAP seeks to build on the initial success of ENERGYDATA (a data publishing platform esmapthat hosts energy data provided by the WBG and other development partners) to develop new apps to respond to existing and upcoming needs from our clients, the private sector, and key development partners, and also consolidate those apps already developed and provide a more standardized user experience. ESMAP proposes to issue a new Master Agreement contract covering the development of new apps, consolidation of existing apps, curation of new and existing datasets, user interface improvements and routine maintenance of the ENERGYDATA site and all its current and future subdomains.

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eC2:Agricultural demand modeling for geospatial electrification planning in SSA

Deadline: 11-Sep-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Agrabusiness-Story-Banner

Assignment Description:

As outlined in ESMAPs Business Plan 2017-2020, Achieving universal access by 2030 will require a step change in the rate of new connections and in levels of investment, particularly in low access countries. Sector-wide programs in the electricity sector are showing better results than what can be achieved using a project-by-project approach. These programs are based on national electricity access roll out plans using geospatial planning and least-cost combinations of coordinated grid and off-grid electrification. The geospatially determined plan in turn anchors the sector investment financing prospectus.

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eC2: Analytical work on electric mobility programs

mo-rabat-tram-lukakikina-shutterstockDeadline: 03-Jul-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

This activity will involve assembling global evidence and analysis on electric mobility programs and their impact on development. The objective is to help countries design electric mobility programs that are successful and effective at achieving their intended development aims across climate, economic, fiscal, and technical dimensions. The scope of analysis will consider (i) private vehicle transport; (ii) public transport; and (iii) freight transport. The firm / organization selected for this assignment will implement 3 core activities: 1. Data and information gathering on the current state of electric mobility around the world – including (i)status of key technologies; (ii) definition of key market participants; (iii) development of a database on ongoing or recently completed pilots or programs; 2. Collection of stakeholder views through interviews and surveys; and 3. Compilation of country case studies on electric mobility programs.

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eC2: Energy Access Household Survey in Madagascar

esmapDeadline: 14-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank-ESMAP team is launching the first Global Energy Access Household Surveys to set a baseline to track progress towards Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) goal and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 7 on access to affordable, reliable and sustainable modern energy by 2030. A reputed local firm with extensive experience in household surveys is sought to conduct the baseline survey on energy access using the multi-tier framework approach to track progress towards SDG7 . The survey will be nationally representative and administered to both urban and rural localities. The firm will work with the World Bank-ESMAP to pre-test, finalize and implement the survey. Data collection should be carefully monitored to ensure high quality information.

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Off-grid bringing power to millions

solar-energyPicture an island in Bangladesh that is so remote that there is no way the traditional electricity could reach it. Not now, and probably not anytime soon. That was the situation in Monpura just a few years ago – but not today.

Today, Monpura is thriving, thanks to solar power. Markets are abuzz, households can power TVs, fans and even refrigerators, and streets are lit up at night. In fact, solar home systems have helped take electricity to more than 20 million people in rural Bangladesh.

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eC2:India – Energy Access Energy Survey

Deadline: 15-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Survey

World Bank-ESMAP would like to hire the services of a reputed firm which has extensive experience in household surveys. This firm will conduct the baseline surveys (household, community and community facilities) on energy access in the four states. In addition, enterprise survey will be conducted in two of these states- Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, and a mini-grid operator survey in Uttar Pradesh. The surveys will be representative state-wide for these states and will be administered in both urban and rural localities. The scope of work could change later, if needed, to include additional states.
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eC2: Small Hydropower Mapping in Lao

Deadline: 18-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The World Bank (WB) is initiating a new technical assistance activity focused on Renewable esmapEnergy Resource Mapping in Laos, with funding from the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). The initial focus will be on small hydro mapping, with other components potentially added in the future depending on funding availability and client demand.

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eC2: Preparation of a Kenya Electricity Sector Investment Prospectus for 2017-2020

Deadline: 16-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum in Kenya is mandated to develop and promote esmapenergy technologies in the country. The mission of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum is to facilitate provision of clean, sustainable, affordable, competitive, reliable and secure energy services for national development while protecting the environment. The Ministry’s vision is to promote equitable access to quality energy services at least cost while protecting the environment.

The overall objective of this consultancy is to facilitate the development and publication of Kenya’s electricity sector investment plan for the period 2017-2020, to meet the stated goals and objectives on energy provision, as well as adhere to international best practice.

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eC2: ESMAP Consulting Opportunities

The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) is a global knowledge and esmaptechnical assistance program administered by the World Bank.  It provides analytical and advisory services to low- and middle-income countries to increase their know-how and institutional capacity to achieve environmentally sustainable energy solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth. Supporting over a hundred activities in countries around the world at any given time, ESMAP is an integral part of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice of the World Bank.

Recently they have published several consulting opportunities on the eConsultant2 website.

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